Gaming

  • Video game graphics and physics are about to take another leap forward. The newest Unreal games engine, which will work on next-generation consoles as well as a range of other platforms, looks absolutely stunning in this new demo video.
  • Microsoft’s next-generation gaming console, the Xbox Series X, is due out by the end of the year. Here's everything we know and don’t know so far about the next Xbox’s hardware, games, controllers, features and services.
  • Sporting enterprises are searching for new ways to cater to a locked-down world and while most flounder in the virtual realm, motorsport is quite the opposite: no other virtual sport can replicate the real deal for a spectator quite like motorsport.
  • The latest drip has dropped from Sony, as the company drip-feeds us details about the PlayStation 5. This time we’ve finally been treated to a look at the controller, and the design marks a surprising departure from the last four generations.
  • Although there are already mobile VR systems that track what each of a user's fingers are doing, they typically take the form of expensive gloves. KupVR is designed to be a low-cost alternative, as it leaves the user's fingers open and free.
  • Both Microsoft and Sony held press events this week detailing their new consoles. So how well do they stack up against each other? New Atlas compares the specs and features of the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.
  • Sony has finally whipped the covers off the PlayStation 5, giving us a pretty good peek under the hood. The PS5 is set to be a massive improvement over the PS4, with a powerful new graphics processor and "instantaneous" load times.
  • Microsoft just shared a huge list of specs for its upcoming next-gen Xbox Series X console, giving us a much clearer idea of what to expect when it launches at the end of the year – and it's lining up to be a real powerhouse of a console.
  • Gamers who like to play on the big screen now have a powerful new projector. Billed as the world's first 240-Hz, 4K home theater projector, movie and gaming enthusiasts alike are promised color-rich, blur-free visuals even with the room lights on.
  • Sony’s next-gen console, the PlayStation 5, is set to launch later this year, but we still haven’t had a full reveal. Here, New Atlas rounds up everything we know and don’t know about the PS5’s hardware, games, controllers, features and services.
  • The new Xbox Series X is due out by the end of the year, and Microsoft is just tossing little scraps to us every now and then. The latest of these include more info on the chips running the machine, the graphics capabilities and some other features.
  • This year is shaping up to be an absolute monster for games. We’re in for some new franchises, new entries in long-dormant series, remakes of classics, and to cap it off, brand new consoles for Christmas. Here are our most anticipated games of 2020.